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Bilingual Evaluations for Monolingual Evaluators

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Agency: CESA 2
Agency Contact: Tere Masiarchin
Agency Assistant: Maryam Enterline 262-473-1444
Location: CESA 2 - Whitewater
1221 Innovation Drive
Whitewater, WI 53190
Facility: Room 111
Date/Time:
10/18/2018 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
11/13/2018 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
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*Note: The original date of October 2nd has been moved to October 18th due to the presenter needing to reschedule*

Presenter: Courtney Seidel, Associate Clinic Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Cost:

  • $40 CESA 2 Title III Consortium
  • $40 CESA 2 Buy In Consortium
  • $40 CESA 2 Immigrant Grant
  • $300 for all other districts

Description: This two day session will build upon the Identity Difference and/or Disability session. Attendance at the Identify Difference and/or Disability is required prior to attending this two-day session.

The session will focus on preparing monolingual English speakers to conduct thorough, reliable, and non-biased evaluations of bilingual students.

Workshop objectives

  • Identify red flags for language disorders in the ELL population.
  • Document the need for a bilingual evaluation.
  • Identify appropriate formal and informal assessment measures for bilingual students.
  • Work most efficiently with interpreters.
  • Differentiate how you write bilingual, versus monolingual, evaluation reports.

 

About the Presenter:

Image result for courtney seidelCourtney Seidel, M.S., CCC-SLP joined the Department of Communicative Disorders in September 2015 with a joint appointment in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is responsible for coordinating practica at outside school sites as well as supervising students in the University of Wisconsin Speech & Hearing Clinic (UWSHC). Courtney also supervises the Dane County Head Start speech and language screenings. She has experience working with children and adolescents in school, private practice, and home-based settings. Courtney's clinical interests include the areas of diagnostics, school-based services, and assessment of bilingual children. She has been an invited speaker at a number of school districts as well as state conventions. Courtney was awarded the Wisconsin Speech Language Pathologist of the Year in 2016.

 

 

 


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